Sports
12:00 pm
Sat February 4, 2012

Angelo Dundee, More Than Just A Good Cornerman

Boxing champion Sugar Ray Leonard remembers the trainer who stood in his corner through some of his greatest fights ever. Along with Leonard, Angelo Dundee trained a long list of boxing champions including George Foreman and the great boxing legend Muhammad Ali. The renowned trainer and cornerman died this week at age 90 at his home in Tampa, Fla.

World
12:00 pm
Sat February 4, 2012

Tens Of Thousands Protest Russia's Putin

Originally published on Sat February 4, 2012 2:57 pm

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GUY RAZ, HOST:

Turning now to Russia. In Moscow, tens of thousands of people took to the streets today in dueling demonstrations for and against the government of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Putin is seeking to return to the presidency in next month's elections.

NPR's Corey Flintoff reports from the Russian capital.

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NPR Story
12:00 pm
Sat February 4, 2012

Russia, China Veto UN Resolution On Syria

The U.N. Security Council failed again Saturday to take decisive action to stop the escalating violence in Syria as Russia and China vetoed a resolution backing an Arab League plan that calls for President Bashar Assad to step down. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports the veto drew intense criticism from the U.S.

NPR Story
12:00 pm
Sat February 4, 2012

In Nev., Solid Showing Expected For Romney

Originally published on Sat February 4, 2012 2:57 pm

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GUY RAZ, HOST:

It's WEEKENDS on ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Guy Raz.

Republican voters in Nevada have begun caucusing. It's the first state in the West to weigh in on the presidential nominating contest. And as we mentioned earlier, Mitt Romney is the overwhelming favorite to win. Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul have also been campaigning in the state. Rick Santorum is looking ahead to contests in the Midwest next week.

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9:18 am
Sat February 4, 2012

UN Vote On Syria Fails

Originally published on Sat February 4, 2012 10:05 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm David Greene, in for Scott Simon. It's been nearly a year since anti-government protests began in Syria. President Bashar al-Assad has carried out a violent crackdown. We've heard tough statements, warnings from capitals around the world. And today, it appeared the U.N. Security Council was poised to issue a resolution condemning the crackdown.

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9:18 am
Sat February 4, 2012

Massive Moscow Rally Calls For Putin's Exit

In Moscow on Saturday, tens of thousands of protesters braved the sub-zero temperatures to gather in the city center. They were demonstrating against Vladimir Putin's planned return to the presidency next month. Guest host David Greene has more.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
9:00 am
Sat February 4, 2012

Opening Panel Round

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Doodie Calls!

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
9:00 am
Sat February 4, 2012

Bluff The Listener

Our panelists tell three stories about rosy economic indicators.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
9:00 am
Sat February 4, 2012

Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Love and Roaches; AyePhones; Aloof Aliens.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
9:00 am
Sat February 4, 2012

Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: Newt Reaches out to Florida Voters; Raiders of the Lost Yo Momma Joke.

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